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: f.b.i. on the ground in libya hunting those that rioted in been gadz zi. they are stepping up drone flights and sending intelligence agents to search for those suspected of killing ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. u.s. officials say they have found no evidence pointing to a particular group or indicating the attack was planned. >>> as investigators try to close on in the killers in libya no questions are being raised at home. the white house claiming that there was no actionable intelligence, those are their words, pointing to an attack on the consulate but members of the congress saying there were multiple attacks on diplomatic attacks in benghazi and the consulate was a clear target. molly henneberg has more details from the white house. >> molly: there was an ide attack on that same consulate in benghazi in june. then the red cross in benghazi came under attack in august. they insist the 9/11 was in response to a privately made video posted on youtube in june that though found offensive. here is what part of the president said about it. >> there is no rel
that baffled authorities for years. now the f.b.i. is asking for your help in tracking down the person they say has been sending out dozens of powder filled letters claimed to be laced with anthrax. anna kooiman live in our new york news remain with hour. >> the f.b.i.'s profile of the person sending powder filled threatens letters over the last 15 years points a syracuse area man who is at least 35 years old. they believe the suspect has had significant contact with the mental health system and may have difficulty functioning independently. the f.b.i. has released two pictures of sections of the letters believe someone will recognize this handwriting. they generally start with, the paper you are now holding has been thoroughly saturated with thorax and you will soon die. they are referencing topics ranging from things like aids to abortion rights, to 9-11 conspiracy theories and the oppression of muslim. >> it may seem bizarre, somewhat unusual. they may be very disjointed thoughts, but to this person, they can be very real. they can be so extreme they may even be delusional. >> according to t
have any information as to whether or not the fbi is on the ground in benghazi, libya, going through the consulate or not? >> it is not clear they're on the ground today, i don't know the answer to that. i can tell you a week after the incident they were not on the ground in benghazi. they were in neighboring tripoli. they were not where the crime scene was. that is deeply troubling fact. how can they not investigate the incident if they're not occurring the crime scene. that usually has to occur right after the event. i would hope they're there now. bill: what does that suggest if they are not? >> i don't know how you can do a full investigation if you can't be there to secure evidence at the scene and to be right where the event occurred to ask questions. my background as a prosecutor and i can tell you the first thing that you need to do is right at the beginning of the event you have to get the accounts, you've got to make sure the evidence is secure. the fact they haven't been there is deeply troubling. bill: could it be it is still not safe? >> well it could be that that sugges
-- spblt for three weeks later. 20 days past the september 11th attacks and fbi isn't in benghazi, they're in tripoli, for security reasons they say, they say that the libyan security forces aren't providing them with security and some sort of visa problem. this is unheard of. so, senator bob corker and joe lieberman among others, they want answers from clapper about why it's happening. >> dave: to the point at that tony schaeffer made on our program yesterday, he's worked with the fbi, some of the toughest and highly technically trained individuals on the planet. comfortable going into hostile zones like benghazi, it must not be an internal reason, it must be someone else they can't go in. >> clayton: bee seeds the tactffac tactffac fact-- besides the fact that libya is a free country and not the hot son that-- as it's unfolding and discussions about james clapper on the show this morning, who is james clapper we'll taking a look at his record. he made headlines in 2010 when asked about that london terrorist attack by diane sawyer and appeared he didn't know what had happened or unfold
. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> more than five years ago, a retired fbi agent disappeared in iran. they're offering a $1 million reward for any information on his whereabouts. susan candiotti talked to his wife. >> this is my husband, i have to take care of him. i have to get him home. >> but after disappearing more than five years ago, christine's husband bob is a long way from home where he once cuddled his newborn grandson. >> i'm not in very good health. i'm running very quickly out of diabetes medicine. >> this video showing the much thinner retired fbi agent being held hostage was sent to the family two years ago. the state department says it's unclear who's holding him. >> when we received the video, we had high hopes because we e-mailed back a number of times in order to get whoever is holding him to let us know what we need to do to get bob home. unfortunately, that hasn't happened. >> he disappeared on an island off iran's coe in 2007 where his family said he was investigating cigarette smuggling for a private company. fbi billboards are now up in new york's times square in ho
information about a case involving powder filled letters. according to an fbi, a man from syracuse, new york is responsible. the letters address a number of topics that include aids, abortion rights, and 9/11 conspiracy theories. >> in macy's and somewhat bizarre, somewhat unusual. to this person they can be very, very real. they can be so extreme they may even be delusional. >> the fbi says the man is about 35 years old and has had significant contact with the mental-health system. it is released to pictures of the letters hoping someone will recognize the handwriting. it also offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the suspect. the fbi says the powder in the letters is usually baby powder or detergent. >> 1 year ago today 11 people were killed as their plane came crashing down at the reno air races. this morning the ceremony is planned to mark the somber anniversary. first responders were recognized earlier this week, but today the focus will be on remembering those who died. i'd have -- flights have been flying at half staff in reno all week. today those flights will be rid sel
into the investigation who is responsible for killing four americans at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. f.b.i. considering the possibility the attack may have been an inside job. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the latest from washington. >> reporter: an f.b.i. team assigned to investigate the murder into chris stevens is looking into the group of hundred attacksers had inside help from the private security contractors from the state department had hired to guard the consulate. susan collins asked the director of national terrorism center at a committee hearing this week. the state department hired blue mountain group, a private security group out of wales to hire local guards. the contract was worth half a million dollars. indications that the local guards may have been casing the consulate were revealed oh an online gaming site. quote, assuming that we don't die tonight we saw one of our quote, police taking pictures that guard the compound. he could have been referring to the libyan government police that guard the periphery of the compound. today the protestors target
part in that assault last week. this as f.b.i. agents on the ground there are looking into whether the attack was an inside job. national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports from washington. >> f.b.i. team assigned to investigate the murder of chris stevens is looking into whether the group of about 100 attackers armed with rocket propelled grenades, had inside help from the private security contractors who the state department had hired to guard inside the benghazi consulate. senator susan collins asked the director of the national counterterrorism center, matthew olson, this very question at a committee hearing this week. the state department hired blue mountain group, a private security group out of wales, to vet and hire local guards for the consulate. the contract was worth nearly half a million dollars. indications that the local guards may have been casing the consulate were first revealed in an on-line post by sean smith, on a gaming web site where he went by the name vile rat. quote, assuming we don't die tonight, we saw one of our, quote, police, that guard th
sail from a harbor in alameda. on friday, the coast guard and fbi began tracking the 40-foot sailboat. last night, the children were rescued just south of monterey bay, examined by paramedics and reunited with their mother. >>> to the race for the white house now, republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan was in the bay area this morning as part of his west coast fund-raising tour which included a private breakfast and an online pep rally. can t kimberly tere has more on his visit. >> reporter: he drew a crowd in danville where he made his first stop at the home of brent jones and his wife. vice presidential candidate paul ryan appeared just before 9:00 this morning. >> everyone was cheering and stuff. i was waving. he waved back to me, a quick wave. >> i think it's really cool how someone with national fame is just right down the street in a house. pretty cool. >> reporter: guests who paid at least $1,000 to attend say ryan was inspiring. >> he spoke to the group and then went around and shook hands. got my picture with him. spoke with him a brief few seconds. very personable. >
hoffa. one of the persistent questions. why is this shed and driveway? >> the f.b.i. has this case. of course, they have been searching for years for jimmy hoffa's body. it came up where somebody complained they saw or know of a body that was buried at that location. he gave a couple of names that were tied in with jimmy hoffa at the time when he disappeared. that was the reason for the search. either they had to search for a body or jimmy hoffa's body. that is the reason for this. >> heather: this location it's about 30 miles west of where he was last seen. you mentioned those names. they are associated with the house itself? >> i think they are. one of them -- i'm not sure if they are relatives or not. the person who made that allegation the f.b.i., i think those names were connected in some way. one of those names are probably the prime suspect of disappearance of jimmy hoffa. >> heather: what are investigators looking for in these soil samples. what do they hope to find? >> anything they can find. any kind of bone, body, dna anything to prove there is a body there. does the f.b
a little while to figure out exactly what happened. we apparently don't even know for sure -- the fbi has not figured out whether there really was a mob that was exploited, or it was set up by al qaeda or some other group -- we think now it may be some other group -- or not. >> evan? >> i don't think there is any conspiracy here. it does take i think they would dearly love to tell the person who did it, and i think eventually they will. >> you want to read a good book about a cagey chief executive? for a transcript of this broadcast, log on to insidewashington.tv. "ike's bluff," by evan thomas. how would he have handled this? >> he would have done everything he could to stop war, but he would have been aggressive, used the cia and technology to stop iraq from getting a bomb. iran from getting a bomb. he was an all-or-nothing guy. if you are going to fight a war, all the way. >> which, ironically, is what the israelis are asking of obama. draw the line, you are the biggest power in the world. the only thing netanyahu said at the u.n. this week -- the only thing that could change course. i
, the fbi knew that there were two al-qaeda guys in the united states, these two guys end up being two of the hijackers. and we have to find them and they assign one relatively new fbi agent to find him. >> eliot: this is where it is so easy and the other side will say it is easy to look back and cast blame. it is an effort to figure out how do you do better next time. had they looked at the 70, as you now say 70 ceo briefings listen, we have to get every shred of evidence connect the dots, something might have been different. >> it could have been. i'm never going to say if they had done this, they would have stopped 9-11. >> eliot: you don't want to say that because there's no utility to it. >> it is also unnotable. on some levels, transitions between about thesies are dangerous -- between about thesies are bangs. if people aren't willing to say maybe we've been out of the loop. maybe we need to pay a lot more attention. and there was just not that level of humility in the early days. and that was a serious prob
on that coming up. >>> the fbi is set to launch a new system really straight out of a sigh inches fiction movie you've seen. we'll tell you what it is and how it could transform crime-fighting ahead jon: right now new information on some international stories we're watching. the afghan taliban says it will do everything in its power to kidnap or kill britain's prince harry. queen elizabeth's grandson arrived in afghanistan last week to fly attack helicopters. his tour is expected to last four months. >>> syria's state-run news agency reporting at least 30 people are dead and dozens wounded after a car bomb tore through the northern city of aleppo last sunday. the blast happened near two hospitals one reportedly used to treat government troops. >>> the u.s. government is stopping flights home for illegal mexican immigrants. it is said to be part of a move to save american taxpayers millions of dollars. since 2004 more than 125,000 mexican citizens have been flown back to their home country with your tax dollars paying the fare. jenna: major development in the "fast and furious" scandal today. me
learn from bret baier and his reporting as of right now there hasn't been a single fbi agent on the ground in benghazi. we're all looking toward that investigation because that's what we're told from the administration will provide more answers, the fbi investigation, if no one is on the ground what are we to make of that? >> i think you make a couple of things. why is anybody not on the ground? is it too dangerous for the fbi to go there? secondly if the administration says, hold your horses wait until we got full investigation and we find out there is no investigation, again, it is that drip, drip, drip. what did they know? when did they know it? why are they trying to cover it up and what is going on? it wasn't so unsafe in benghazi a cnn reporter went there several days ago and got the ambassador's personal diary. maybe somebody is there but not the united states fbi. jenna: we'll watch the continuing to develop story. kt, thanks for your insights. well have much more on the controversy over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. top senators on the senate foreign rel
. >> heartbreaking. >>> the fbi is closer than ever to using new science to catch criminals. the system that the agency is working on uses eye scans and other so-called biometrics in cameras that scan people any faces. >> looks like we got a hit. u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you have seen it on tv. >> facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you. the fbi's billion-dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about potential to invade privacy. others believe it is a crime fighting tool whose time has come. >> you have got to go after them where they are, go after them smart, intelligence and special operations units. >> reporter: as we approach anniversary of september 11th, a new bulletin obtained by abc news from law enforcement says officials ha
the magazine is being led by the fbi, and -- >> the criminal acts. obviously it wasn't national-security. that is along the lines of what was wrong, what the best fishing could have done better. >> at the cow would refer you for questions about security about -- at the beth because the facility and broadly speaking in a diplomatic facility consulates and embassies around the world to the state department. in terms of the statements that were corrected by defense our state, i would refer you to those departments. you know, from our perspective we got out to you the information that we had as soon as we had it, and it was available. our assessment of what happened has been based on the best available of affirmation that we've had. there is an ongoing investigation led by the fbi now going back to specifically what happened. levirate the result of that investigation for more information about the protests and the attacks and what precipitated them into participated in them. with the primary objective here of fulfilling the president's commitments that those people responsible for t
children on board heading south. last night around 7:30, u.s. coastguard, police and even the fbi were involved in the search and were able to locate the boat off the coast near monterrey. authorities say they had to approach maffei very carefully because they weren't sure how the father would react. >> we asked him -- we wanted to provide him with water and a radio so that we could, so that we could have a conversation with him. and at that point, he said that he was willing to help us in any way that he could and we asked if we could put a boarding team on board. and he said that would be fine. >> reporter: at that point, police were able to board the boat and rescue the two children. coastguard commander don montoro says maffei was cooperative and did not resist arrest. no one was hurt in the rescue operation. maffei was taken into custody, where he could face kidnapping and theft charges. back here live at the bay, we don't know at what point the boat involved in the kidnapping will be brought back here and returned to the owner. we're told it is still in monterrey at the coastguar
's assault in that way. he said the fbi is looking at indications that the individuals involved in the attack may have had connections to al qaeda. also today, secretary of state hillary clinton announced she will appoint an independent panel to review the circumstances which led to the attack. >> back here at home. he said he fought hard behind closed doors for his officers. san jose police chief chris moore is being candid about a host of issues days after announcing his retirement. nbc' reporter sat down at san jose police headquarters with that interview. damien? >> reporter: the chief has another four months before he officially retires. my questions to him were not easy today. he admitted some frustration with the san jose city council and also admits his departure might be a good thing for everyone. he has been crunching the numbers for the last two years and doesn't like the way they add up. fewer cops, more crime, and the city council that voted not to put a tax measure on the ballot to hire more officers. >> it was very frustrating. put it that way. >> reporter: frustrating, he said
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on the wealthy. he has also said the debt began exploding under former president george w. bush. >>> the fbi denying claims by a hacker's group that they accessed personal information on millions of apple users from a government computer, including president obama's ipad. the group antisec posted online what it claims are the ids of more than a million iphones and ipads. the group says in all 12 million ids were obtained from an fbi agent's laptop. >>> look at this video from a video of lake of the ozarks in missouri. a family hits a large wave as their boat passes another boat. they all violently topple. the driver and six passengers were injured in last friday's accident. five were sent to the hospital with what's described as minor to moderate injuries. scary moments there. 40 minutes past the hour. let's get a check on today's weather. rob marciano live in atlanta for us. good morning to you, rob. >> good morning, zoraida. want to start off with tropical storm leslie way out there in the atlantic about 500 miles south of bermuda. large storm with tropical storm force winds 200 miles in t
soon. book now at travelocity. >>> it's been nearly five-and-a-half years since a retired fbi eight disappeared. now his wife has gone to new york to plead for his help. susan, what are the chances of that meeting taking place? >> hi, wolf. the chances are not. the president has never agreed in the past to a meeting with mrs. levinson, but he is arrived next week, and bob's wife won't stop asking for help, desperate to bring her husband home. >> it's my husband, i have to take care of him, i have to get him home. >> after disappearing more than five years ago, he is a long way from home where he once cuddled his new-born grandson. >> i'm not in very good health. i'm running very quickly out of diabetes medicine. >> this video showing the thinner retired fbi agent was sent to the family two years ago. the state department says it's unclear who is holding him. >> when we got the video, we had high hopes. we e-mailed a number of times to get whoever is holding him to let us know what to do to get bob home. >> he disappeared off of iran's coast in 2007 where his family says he was inves
was caught taking bribes as part of an fbi sting. they were offering their condolences to the family of a motorcycle patrolman killed on sunday. the 55-year-old offer was sit by preparing to shot the high when he was hit. the white house says the president's thoughts and prayers with with that officers family. >>> doctors take a tulane university player who broke his spine during a head-to-head tackle on saturday is in stable condition today. but that is too early to tell if he's paralyzed or not. devin walker underwent three hours of surgery to stabilize his spine. he was hurt during saturday's home dame against tulsa. >>> a pollster for the romney camp referred to the president post-convention bounce. you heard peter alexander refer to it. they call it had it a sugar high and said, quote, don't get all worked up about the latest polling. you can tell from quotes who is ahead in the race. that's interesting. do you agree? it's our "news nation" gut check, and you can join the "news nation" on facebook. we're at facebook.com/newsnation. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cho
. the f.b.i. arrested mayor tony mack early today. he allegedly plotted to take bribes of more than $100,000. u.s. attorney paul fishman said the yor's so-called "bagman," joseph georgianni, was recorded comparing them to a notorious 19th-century boss in new york. you will see that the complaint describes a conversation in which he talks glowingly of boss tweed and tamany hall, one of the high or i guess the low water marks of political corruption in our country's history. he also told the cooperating witness that merrimack uses him as an intermediary or as he described it, quote, a buffers. as long as you have buffers you're safe, he says. >> sreenivasan: mack faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. wall street started the week on a down note after last week's rally. the dow jones industrial average lost 52 points to close at 13,254. the nasdaq fell 32 points to close at 3104. there's word that a u.s. drone strike killed al-qaeda's number two leader in yemen last week. senior defense officials in both countries today reported the death of saeed al-shihri. he spent six years at the
for possible cuts. you could see fewer fbi agents. you could see, you know, trimmed services for military families on military bases. you might have issues with scientific research that's paid for by the government. fewer food inspectors. fewer air traffic controllers. so it covers the gamut across the government. we cannot talk enough about these effects. because the more it gets talked about the more congress is going to realize that it has to work with the white house to sort this out. >> we're going to switch gears and stay with you ed as we turn to foreign policy, the handling of the middle east. the romney camp was widely criticized this week for the reaction to the incident in libya. give me the overall takeaway on how the governor handled it? >> i think if you talk to republican strategists who track this you'd certainly talk to the obama campaign and they'll say they bungled this. at the end of the week it's still not exactly clear what mitt romney thinks and what he would have done. certainly while he was sitting on this plane flying to florida on that tuesday thiet when this ha
that there were potential terrorist operatives. the fbi tracks people on a regular basis. what they are implying is that the al qaeda cell that committed the 9/11 attacks was identified in the united states and that was a reference in the may 1st pdb. that's why i want to see e that declassified. here's the point with the administration leading up to 9/11 9/11. the administration identified al qaeda as a threat. they didn't understand the urgency. in multiple meetings we had in the spring and summer, they accepted we have a to deal with al qaeda, but they did not appreciate how urgent a threat it was. we see the president's conversation. you had a little bit of that sense. so that was the issue. we were arguing in the counterterrorism shop. and as michael said, they came into office with a view of terrorism as a primpl through state sponsorship and the days and weeks after 9/11, there were plenty of conversations saying you sure iraq wasn't involved in it? we wrote a memo saying we analyzed the situation. iraq was not behind this attack. >> well we're going to be digging through this for the res
they had been away eight years and breaks risk adverse and turf protected we know how much the fbi and cia were keeping information to themselves, i play out despite gore's efforts 9/11 happens and even happens worse for a particular reason i'm not going to give away. >> would bo barack obama have happened without george w. bush? >> now, you're beyond. i end mine two years in. i don't have too much inability to forecast the future. the point raised, maybe somebody else would like to raise history. it's clear barack obama wouldn't the nomination and election because of a stir for a compl-- desire for complete change. there's no way i think a new senator could have won the nomination if you didn't have a popular incumbent and desire to change the mood in washington. one of obama's problems right now people are saying you didn't do what you said. i think without bush in the white house and the mood of d discontent it would have been almost impossible for obama to win. >> since you have watched these debates for many years, not to date you, but you have seen a lot of these presidential debates
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